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Welcome to the North Devon Teaching School Alliance 


Have you ever thought about training to become a teacher? Why not come along to our next informal event where we shall be on hand on hand  to answer any questions and give you more information about our Schools Direct programme.  Our next Open Evening is due to take place very soon.  Please submit your application via UCAS – We continue to select for interview, albeit in a different format currently.  Please note that 2020-21 places have been filled for Secondary Physical Education and Textiles.

We are passionate about helping primary and secondary schools achieve outstanding and ensure the best possible outcomes for their pupils through collaborative working. We offer a wide range of services from full federation, through to collaborative working, courses and bespoke training or assistance with school improvement and governance.  Our highly trained Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) have experience working with individual teachers, students and TAs, middle and senior leaders as well as whole staff.

At the NDTSA we are committed about developing the next generation of teachers and leaders.

We are dedicated to continue this professional development from NQT and into leadership with a wide range of courses, CPD opportunities and research projects.

If you are a leader of education either a Headteacher, Governor, School Business Manager or represent a Local Authority and would like to talk to one of our team members confidentially, to find out a little more then please feel free to contact us on email


We look forward to talking to you.

You can search for our places under the North Devon Teaching School Alliance. We have places for both primary and secondary.  If you are interested in teacher training and would like to gain an invaluable insight into working at a Primary or Secondary school, please contact our Administrator who will be happy to arrange school experience for you.   Please email:

Applications for teacher training are made through UCAS Apply here

Sandy Brown – National Leader of Education (NLE)

Thank you for visiting the NDTSA website.  We have a proven track record of providing school to school support and have experience working with primary schools through challenging times, periods of change and transition and achieving outstanding.

The NDTSA has a breadth of experience with a range of professionals in teaching and learning, leadership and governance.  We are committed to supporting all schools in the process of continual development and in in achieving excellence in a time of change.

Please take the time to view our services.SBrown



Sandy Brown